Spike Jonze on Her: American Hustle:
When the Oscar nominations for Best Picture are read on January 16th there is a good chance Inside Llewyn Davis will not among the nominees. One of the best films of the year by far, one of the best reviewed, most intricately woven works of American art by Joel and Ethan Coen looks to be the year’s most glaring omission unless the Academy somehow does what the industry thus far…
On the wonderful collaboration between the Coens and T Bone Burnnett:
A wonderfully funny bit from the Coens’ Inside Llewyn Davis:
HOLLYWOOD November, 22, 2013 — Composer Henry Jackman’s gripping score for Paul Greengrass’ geopolitical thriller Captain Phillips won Best Feature Film Score at the The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) Thursday night at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA. In addition, the Nonesuch Records album Inside Llewyn Davis took Best Soundtrack honors and composer Jeff Beal won Best TV Score for the Netflix series House of Cards.
No one really knew what to expect when we poured into the Buffalo Club last night. It was supposed to be a musical tribute to the film Inside Llewyn Davis, and to T-Bone Burnett. There had already been one such tribute in New York City, and one in Telluride where the Coens sat for a Q&A as we watched clips from the films the two had collaborated on. But the…
The gift of T-Bone Burnett and the Coen brothers is one for the ages. Listen to full Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack on NPR. Don’t forget to listen to Please Mr. Kennedy, a true showstopper. The Coens dip their toe in magical realism this time around with a deceptively “simple” story about a folk singer in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, you know, that movie you’ve been hearing about since…
4 new stills after the cut.
One of 2013′s major standouts, the Coen brothers sublime puzzle, Inside Llewyn Davis:
The photo of the album in the film Inside Llewyn Davis is based on Inside Dave Van Ronk – note the cat.